News

OSU Extension Service and agricultural research news

The Extension and Experiment Station Communications (EESC) department writes news releases about OSU’s agricultural research as well as the various programs offered by the university’s Extension Service. Below is an archive of these stories as well as a list of stories published in the media about Extension. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

May 4, 2005

The Oregon Food Bank awarded OSU and OSU Extension Service the 2005 Hunger Buster Award for outstanding hunger-relief efforts by an organization.
OSU Extension has developed a new website to help people throughout Oregon prepare for this year’s drought.

May 2, 2005

The Oregon State University Extension Service will explore eastern Oregon soil quality in a series of workshops for growers.

April 28, 2005

New superintendent named to head Oregon State University’s Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center.
Several Oregon State University Extension Service 4-H faculty members have won recognition for outstanding accomplishments.

Recent Gardening Tips

August 19, 2016

Multi-purpose plants add nutrients, suppress weeds and much more

August 12, 2016

August 5, 2016

Drought-tolerant plants need yearly pruning

July 15, 2016

Food for both adults and caterpillars are necessary for effective habitat

July 8, 2016

Tips on plants to grow for autumn harvest